|Martian Meteorite -- Groks Science Show 2006-07-19 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
The discovery of a Martian meteorite in Antartica over a decade ago ignited the public imagination when it was claimed that the meteorite held signs of life. On this program, Kathy Sawyer discussed the story of the rock from Mars.
Keywords: science; meteorite; Mars; space; astrobiology
|Mars Exploration -- Groks Science Show 2009-01-28 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Mars has garnered attention for generations, but the possible colonization of Mars especially tantalizes the imagination. On this program, Dr. Robert Zubrin discussed the possibilities for colonizing Mars.
Keywords: science; mars; astronomy; terraforming; planets
|Mars Rover Curiosity -- Groks Science Show 2014-11-05 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Curiosity is the name of the Mars rover that has recently begun exploring the red planet for signs of past habitability. On this episode, Rob Manning, chief NASA engineer on the project, discusses the challenges of constructing the rover.
Keywords: science; mars; rover; curiosity; groks
|Space Robots -- Groks Science Show 2013-11-06 - Joanna Rowell|
Over the past 40 years, we’ve learned a great deal about the surface of Mars, the moons of Saturn, and the origins of our universe. On today’s show, Chris Impey, an astronomer from the University of Arizona and coauthor of Dreams of Other Worlds, joins us to discuss how unmanned space exploration has shaped our understanding of distant worlds.
Keywords: space; robots; groks; science; astronomy; NASA; Chris Impey; Holly Henry; Voyager; Mars; Hubble